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Featured by Artists Universe 3rd July, 2011

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You could hear the whispers from the past on the cool, brisk desert breeze that blew through this compound of abandoned houses in the Mojave desert outside Lancaster, California. The silence was broken only by the sound of the breeze and the whispers carried on it . . .

Nikon D60
18-55mm lens
shot in RAW
converted to monochrome
slightly enhanced
uncropped
saved as a JPG

500 views as of 30th July, 2011.

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  • Ryan Davison Crisp
    Ryan Davison C...about 5 years ago

    very good, desperate to tell a story, nice

  • Thanks, Ryan!

    – Ron Hannah

  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertabout 5 years ago

    Love this Ron..how perfect that chair looks sitting there, I would be leaning on that to peek inside :) wonderful words to go along with this image.

  • Many thanks, Kim! You crossed my mind when I stumbled across this. You’d have loved the place! Just wait – there’s more to come! I actually trespassed shortly after dawn on Sunday morning to creep around this compound!

    I have NEVER stepped foot on private property to take photos without previous permission. I felt so sneaky and dirty for being such a bad boy!! LOL!!

    – Ron Hannah

  • This place was a 20 minute drive from the edge of town. There’s nothing around except for a single residence not far from the gate of the compound. I was sure I could be seen, 25 feet tall in spotlights from circling helicopters and barking dogs! It felt so weird! LOL!!

    – Ron Hannah

  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertabout 5 years ago

    Hey did you know this is on page one of the featured art for RedBubble??

  • OMG!! That’s stunning!! WOOHOO!! Thanks for the heads-up, Kim!! WOW!

    – Ron Hannah

  • Citizen
    Citizenabout 5 years ago

    I love this , really tells a story. excellent!

  • Thank you!!

    – Ron Hannah

  • Rory  Moorer
    Rory Moorerabout 5 years ago

    This has a great feel to it.

  • Many thanks, Rory!

    – Ron Hannah

  • Zak  Hanlon
    Zak Hanlonabout 5 years ago

    Decay is such a beautiful thing to capture

  • I agree. Thank you!!

    – Ron Hannah

  • clancy214
    clancy214about 5 years ago

    so sadly beautiful

  • many thanks. much appreciated

    – Ron Hannah

  • Ann Evans
    Ann Evansabout 5 years ago

    I love the pic….and how it makes me feel…I have been looking at it for a while playing some deep music…it’s a great image..

  • Many thanks, Chocolat! It’s very gratifying that my image evokes such emotional response.

    – Ron Hannah

  • Gary Gurr
    Gary Gurrabout 5 years ago

    Nice mono image and congrats on the views

  • Thank you very much, Gary.

    – Ron Hannah

  • Dianne English
    Dianne Englishabout 5 years ago

    Love this, a sense of mystery, great capture

  • Thank you, Dance!

    – Ron Hannah

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